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Fronted adverbials: examples and meaning

Fronted adverbials football worksheet
A teacher-created, fronted adverbial worksheet that provides an explanation of what a fronted adverbial is, with examples and a football-themed activity. Cut out these parts of sentences. Can you match the fronted adverbial to the correct sentence ending?
Keystage:  KS2, Year 4

What are fronted adverbials? 

Fronted adverbials are words or phrases that are placed at the beginning of a sentence to describe the action that follows.

What are some examples of fronted adverbials?

  • In the morning, I went for a run.
  • Before dinner, we played in the garden.
  • With great excitement, she opened the present.
  • At school, we learned about dinosaurs.
  • Suddenly, the phone rang.

What is in this fronted adverbial worksheet?

In this fronted adverbial worksheet for primary school children, you will find an easy-to-understand explanation of what fronted adverbials are, with clear examples and a fun, cut-and-place activity. Solidify your child's understanding of fronted adverbials with this teacher-created resource.